You have a lot to manage throughout the day. Errands. Appointments. Dinner. Work. Kids. Grandkids. And the plumber is coming. So much to do … so little time. Despite your busy day, your health should be a top priority, and if you have diabetes, controlling your blood sugars should be at the top to reduce diabetes complications.
Urinary tract infection, or UTI, is a term used for an infection in any part of the urinary system. Learn about symptoms and risk factors.
This recipe is from ChopChopFamily.org. With its mix of colors, flavors, and textures — chewy grains, crunchy corn, and juicy tomatoes — this salad has it all.
There isn't a lot of screen-free time these days. Do you think your family could go back in time and go screen-free for a week?
Nearly 1 in 5 American children is at increased risk for serious health problems because of obesity. To help your kids maintain a healthy weight, keep them active, and try some new low-calorie, kid-friendly recipes, like this lower-fat version of a true classic kids love.
Many families are not only taking care of children but parents as well. As they get older, you may decide to have your parents live with you because they are no longer able to perform everyday tasks without some assistance. Safety is paramount if you have someone in your house with dementia.
Women are accustomed to having "good hair" days and "bad hair" days, but when those bad days threaten to become permanent because of hair loss, it may be time to take a closer look.
The number of drownings this year seems to have skyrocketed. Drowning can occur silently and quickly, and for young children, it can happen in just inches of water. No matter the age, consider this information and warnings to prevent drownings no matter the age.
Type “mindfulness” into the app store on your phone and you’ll be presented with many options. For some, these options are great ways to bring nonjudgmental awareness to the present moment. But, there are ways to become more mindful in your life without the use of apps. Try these three activities that you can do without your phone.
Try these airy pieces of non-bread any time of day. This cloud bread recipe is just three ingredients. Use it as your bread in an egg sandwich for breakfast. Spread with peanut butter and jelly for lunch. Or top with some fruit for a snack. Add herbs before cooking. The options are endless.
Cloud Bread Ingredients
- 3 eggs, separated
- 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 3 tablespoons softened cream cheese or Greek yogurt
Preheat oven to 300°F.
Are you at risk for osteoporosis, a disease that causes thinning of bones? Over time, this weakens the bones and can make them more likely to break. It can affect any bone, but the hip, spine, and wrist are most often involved. It's often called a "silent disease" because people can't feel their bones getting weaker.
Summer is upon us, and we've provided a list of 50 fun things to do this summer to help you stay fit or give a boost to your mental well-being. Oh yeah ... Did we mention that most of them are free? Looking for something to do solo? Need ideas on what to do with kids or your partner that won't break the bank?
When it comes to stroke, the answer is an absolute yes! Learn the ABCS of stroke prevention and how to act FAST if you think someone is having one. But there is so much more that you need to know about, from not-so-common symptoms to the importance of speedy medical treatment.
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Most of us are familiar with the common symptoms of menopause like hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, and even depression, but did you know that eye irritation and dry eye can also be added to that list?
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Managing your diabetes on a daily basis can be challenging. Complications and other burdens can make you feel frustrated or sad, and may lead to depression. Don't let your diabetes management get in the way of living your best life. Our team can help gain control of both your disease and depression.
Did you know that arthritis is the leading cause of disability in America? According to the Arthritis Foundation, more than 50 million adults have some type of arthritis. Despite being so common, arthritis will vary greatly depending on the individual and that can leave many patients with questions. We took the time to answer some of your most asked questions below.
We thought that it was about time we gave the Simply Well blog a new look to align with our new UMass Memorial Health brand launch. As UMass Memorial begins to share the story of what it stands for – quality, compassion, dignity, opportunity, fairness, and our relentless pursuit of healing – the Simply Well team thought it was the perfect opportunity to make some changes.
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